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Echinoidea taxon details

Brisaster townsendi (A. Agassiz, 1898)

513144  (

Lymanaster townsendi (A. Agassiz, 1898) (transferred to Brisaster)
Schizaster townsendi A. Agassiz, 1898 (transferred to Brisaster)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Not documented
Kroh, A. & Mooi, R. (2018). World Echinoidea Database. Brisaster townsendi (A. Agassiz, 1898). Accessed at: on 2021-01-20
2010-09-07 08:24:41Z
2013-08-26 18:24:18Z

original description  (of Schizaster (Brisaster) townsendi A. Agassiz, 1898) Agassiz, A. (1898). Reports on the dredging operations off the west coast of Central America to the Galápagos, to the the west coast of México, and in the Gulf of California, in charge of Alexander Agassiz, carried on by the U.S. Fish Commission Streamer "Albatross", during 1891, Lieut. Commander Z. L. Tanner, U.S.N., Commanding. XXIII. Preliminary report on the Echini. <em>Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology.</em> 32, 71-86., available online at
page(s): 82 [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at [details]   

basis of record Mortensen, T. (1951). A Monograph of the Echinoidea. V, 2. Spatangoida II. Amphisternata II. Spatangidæ, Loveniidæ, Pericosmidæ, Schizasteridæ, Brissidæ, 593 pp., C. A. Reitzel, Copenhagen.
page(s): 288-289 [details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 

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